If you’re feeling the need to connect with other parents in person, or you need a little extra support or advice, resource centres are a valuable option in our community. The Greater Halifax region is lucky to have at least thirteen fantastic organizations that provide low cost, and often free, programming, and many have a focus on families with young children. Have you visited any of these centres?
Tips on travelling with children including being prepared, dealing with anxieties and practical travel information.
Okay, okay, maybe not ALL of them but it is a lot and will provide you with something to do with your baby or toddler for every weekday! **Updated for September 2017
Most children seem to go through a train fascination stage. Whether it’s Thomas or Chuggington, or just an excitement whenever you get stopped at the train crossing, there’s something about those engines that children adore. Luckily Halifax has plenty to choo-choo-choose from for these kids, both in the city and within about an hour of the city limits.
The Sackville Inclusive Playground is located on Sackville Drive, right next to the library. This pretty much make it an ideal location. You get to combine outdoor play with books, all in one outing.
Deep in the heart of suburban Halifax, on one of the most popular trails in the area, I managed to get completely lost…Let me be a cautionary tale.
The air has that unmistakable crispness to it, the leaves are dying in a blaze of colourful glory and the word pumpkin is plastered on every other sign, which, to me, means it’s time to hit the beach.
This route is one of the prettiest trails in the HRM, in my opinion, boasting stunning ocean views, shady treed areas and even a farm at one point. It’s the eastern shore rolled up into one gorgeous package with a saltwater bow on top.
It used to be that to find the entrance to Long Lake Provincial Park off the Northwest Arm Drive someone had to show you where it was . . . There have been a few changes since then.